Pewsheet – Pentecost

May 14, 2016 10:57 pm Published by

Pentecost

Welcome to All Saints and St James

Are you new to the parish? Please sit wherever you would like! All are welcome at God’s Altar – either to receive Communion or to receive a blessing. There are toys and books available for children. We would like you to feel welcomed.

Prayers

– For the sick and infirm: George Thompson, Janet Smith, Edna Bebbington, Heather Fitzgerald, Peggy Snelson

– For the departed: Gillian Harding

– For the anniversaries of departed: Tim Slater, Walter Izzard, George Luddington, John Miller

All Saints Diary

15 May – 10.30am Celebrant Revd Atalie Gains and Dr Diana Stretton

15 May – 10.30am Baptism of Summer Tia Sheppard

15 May – 6pm Shalom group of churches Pentecost Service at St James

St James Diary

15 May – 9am Celebrant Revd Atalie Gains and Dr Diana Stretton

15 May – 6pm Shalom group of churches Pentecost Service

Going Deeper into God and Making New Disciples

Evening services: 1st Sunday: Holy Eucharist at St. James 2nd Sunday: Evening Prayer at All Saints 3rd Sunday: Evening Prayer at St. James

Would you like to dedicate a St James hymn book to a loved one (small donation)?Laurie

The Shalom Group of six Churches is holding a Pentecost Service at St James at 6pm on Sun 15 May. Paul Fricker will be leading this service. Afternoon tea with sandwiches and cakes will be served at 4.30pm in the Church Barn. The Shalom group of Churches is supporting St James during the vacancy by assisting in providing Clergy cover for both services and weddings. Your support will be most welcome. Laurie.

Men’s group at 15 Church End Biddenham on Fri 27 May – looking at the resurrection of Jesus as told in John’s Gospel. The meeting will start at 7pm with an pint and a meal together so please let us know on 348718. Members of both churches are very welcome. Edwin

Job vacancy: Part-time Parish Development Team Administrator stalbans.anglican.org/diocese/other-vacancies/

Transforming Communities

St James Explorers, Church Barn every Sunday apart from first Sunday of the month and school holidays. Joe W (351761)

All Saints Lunch Club, Wed 18 May 12.30 at The Half Moon, Kempston. Everyone welcome, for details contact Anita Lowe (857212)

As well as non-perishable food the Bedford Food Bank are currently particularly in need of jam, UHT fruit juice, UHT milk and tin openers. Thank you Ann M

All Saints Fete 25 June Your fete needs you. If anyone has any good ideas/would like to help in any way/wants to be involved, please contact Brian, Margaret (854674), Roz, Helen or Les. We will welcome you.

St James Soup Lunch for Christian Aid, Fri 20 May, 12.30–2pm Biddenham Village Hall. Raffle and Bring and Buy. Please support this event as there will not be a door to door collection in the village. Everyone welcome. Ann M

All Saints Christian Aid Coffee Morning Wed 25 May, All Saints Church Hall, 10-11.30am. All proceeds to Christian Aid. Everyone welcome. Anita (857212) Margaret (854674)

All Saints Church are offering Full Afternoon Teas with Guided Tour of church by arrangement for £7.95 per head, in aid of church funds Minimum group size 10. More information or booking:  Frances Leonard (852480) francesmleonard@gmail.com , Janet Fardell (855158) martinandjanet1@btinternet.com

Contacts: Ministry team: Christopher Dawe (363890) reader@thedawes.co.uk All Saints:www.allsaintskempston.com, Churchwardens: Brenda Walker (851597), Margaret Leighton (854674) St James: www.stjamesbiddenham.com Churchwarden: Laurie Hurn (364251), Edwin Martin (348718) St James website: June Kuria junedeprince@hotmail.com Pewsheet: madeleinefone@hotmail.co.uk

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